Category Archives: Communiqués

[Gorsedh Kernow] 2nd Ceremony of the Awen

2nd Ceremony of the Awen, By Howard Curnow Despite the deluge during the previous night, the final vestiges of which were still evident at 9.30 am on the morning of…

[Mebyon Kernow] Remembering Flamank & An Gof 515 years on

Wednesday 27 June, 2012 marked the 515th anniversary of the deaths of Michael Joseph An Gof and Thomas Flamank, who were executed in 1497 for leading a Cornish uprising against …

[Save Penwith Moors] Defiance or modest and fair-minded?

A response to an article in today’s ‘The Cornishman’ regarding fencing and grazing in the areas around Chun Quoit. See “Fencing proposals met with defiance from campaigners” at http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Fencing-proposals-met-defiance-campaigners/story-16303220-detail/story.html Save…

Cornwall International Male Voice Choral Festival 2013

Cornish Male Voice singing remains high on the agenda for many sons of Cornwall. In every corner of the land, on a weekday evening, groups of men gather for their…

[Save Penwith Moors] Chun Downs for Common Land

Save Penwith Moors have made two more applications to have the area now known as Chun Downs – that includes Chun Castle and Quoit – re-registered as Common Land, and…

[Dan Rogerson, MP] Flag grab

This was raised by Dan Rogerson MP during a Westminster Parliamentary debate on the proposed VAT ‘pasty tax’ on Wednesday this week. “When the last runner with the Olympic flame…

[Save Penwith Moors] Carn Galva for Common Land

Save Penwith Moors has initiated an application to re-register a large part of Carn Galva as Common Land – the first of several such applications for West Penwith moorland. This…

[Celtic League] Pasty Tax Not Welcome in Kernow!

In 1497 Myghal Josef an Gof and Thomas Flamank marched to London with thousands of other Cornish people in armed revolt over what were perceived as unfair tax rises that…

[CoSERG] The Core Strategy: Time for a breathing space

Over the last 50 years Cornwall’s population grew by 208,000 (the equivalent of 19 Truros). The number of houses doubled from 132,000 to 255,000. Back in 1989 CoSERG called for…

[Save Penwith Moors] Cornwall to Geneva

FROM CORNWALL TO GENEVA LOCAL ACTION GROUP ALLEGE NATURAL ENGLAND FAILED TO ABIDE BY EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Documents sent to the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee in Geneva Having failed to…